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Karthigai Pori - Karthigai Vella Pori Recipe

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Karthigai Pori - a classic prasadam prepared for karthigai festival. This karthigai pori looks different from the regular rice pori and you can get these pori during karthigai tamil month in pori shops.


They are one my favourite, favourite...... prasadam dishes. This tastes so good on the next day because the jaggery will enter each poris after cooling down. For this karthigai pori dish you will need the nel pori, jaggery, black sesame seeds and coconut. To prepare jaggery syrup, I recommend to use pagu vellam (jaggery) which is dark brown in colour because it gives a nice taste and colour to this dish. You have to dissolve the jaggery with little water and then strain it if needed. Then continue boiling the syrup on low heat, stirring occasionally, until it reaches to a thick consistency. Watch your jaggery syrup closely as it gets thicker or browns quickly. Before preparing the jaggery syrup, add the nelpori in a big container or in a vessel. Add the roasted sesame seed…

Easy Dal for Roti

Easy dal is a healthy side dish for roti within 20 minutes. This healthy dal includes moong dal, a few vegetables, mashed garlic cloves and lots of cumin. It's a comfortable dish for your dinner with roti. This dal is healthier than store bought ready mix packs and easier too.

Easy Dal for Roti | How to prepare Easy Dal for Roti with step by step instructions | Dal recipes | Easy dal is a healthy side dish for roti within 20 minutes. This healthy dal includes moong dal, few vegetables, mashed garlic cloves and lots of cumins. It's a comfortable dish for your dinner with roti. This dal is healthier than store bought ready mix packs and easier too.



When the dals are cooking, you can roll and toast the rotis and you can finish your dinner cooking within 30 minutes. Sometimes for  dinner the simplest things work the best. This dal is such a satisfying healthy side dish for roti. In this dal, I have added few carrot slices and beans. Carrots and beans are the perfect vegetables for this dal because it gets cooked easily along with the moong dal. There is no need to soak the dals and no other grinding works for this dal. Now let's see how to prepare this Easy dal with step by step instructions.
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Easy Dal for Roti recipe 

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Easy dal is a healthy side dish for roti within 20 minutes. This healthy dal includes moong dal, few vegetables, mashed garlic cloves and lots of cumins.
 
Prep time : 10 minutes
Cook time : 10 minutes
Serves : 3
Category : side dish
Author : Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan

Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup moong dal
  • 1 carrot
  • 4 beans
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp asafoetida powder
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 dried red chillies
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp cumins
  • few curry leaves
  • few coriander leaves
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp ghee

Cooking Directions
  1. Wash the moong dals and add it to a small pressure cooker or pan. Next, add the carrots, beans and slit green chillies. Pour 1 cup water, mix them well and pressure cook for 3 to 6 whistles.
  2. Transfer the cooked dal to a vessel. Add required salt. If the dal appears thick, add some more water.
  3. Next, add the cumin powder, asafoetida powder and turmeric powder. Mix them well.
  4. Now keep the dal on low heat and allow the dal to boil. When the dal starts to boil well for 5 to 7 minutes, add the black pepper powder, curry leaves and coriander leaves.
  5. After a few seconds, turn off the heat and add the lemon juice. Mix them well.
  6. Heat ghee in a small frying pan and add the cumins, crushed garlic cloves and broken red chillies. When you get a nice aroma form the garlic cloves add it to the hot dal. Mix them well and serve it hot with sliced cucumbers.

Easy Dal for Roti with step by step photos


Wash the moong dals and add it to a small pressure coooker or pan. Next, add the carrots, beans and slit green chillies. Pour 1 cup water, mix them well and pressure cook for 3 to 6 whistles.



Transfer the cooked dal to a vessel. Add required salt. If the dal appears thick add some more water.

Next, add the cumin powder, asafoetida powder and turmeric powder. Mix them well.

Now keep the dal on low heat and allow the dal to boil. When the dal starts to boil well for 5 to 7 minutes, add the black pepper powder and coriander leaves.


After a few seconds, turn off the heat and add the lemon juice. Mix them well.



Heat ghee in a small frying pan and add the cumins, crushed garlic cloves and broken red chillies.


When you get a nice aroma form the garlic cloves add it to the hot dal.

Mix them well and serve it hot with sliced cucumbers. If you try this recipe for Easy dal send us your comments below and share the recipe for your friends and family.

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